POLITICS

‘Peace and quiet’ State Duma Elections in Yakutia: No voter fraud...

No voter fraud was detected at the State Duma elections on 18 September in the region, according to Ekaterina Kladkina, a member of the Central Electoral Commission...

State Duma Elections 2016: Yakutia’s voter turnout rate is 47.89%

State Duma Elections are over in Russia. According to the preliminary data, voter turnout rate was estimated at 47.89 percent in Yakutia, as Anatoly Krivoshapkin,...

NEWS

ECONOMY

Tiffany&Co pay visit to Alrosa’s industrial sites

Tiffany & Co. reported that senior management visited some of ALROSA's operations. The delegation was...

ALROSA sold diamonds worth $1.65 mln at auction in Yakutsk

Diamond miner Alrosa has sold out precious gems worth $1.654 million at the international auction...

Alrosa to struggle against fake diamonds

Russia's diamond miner Alrosa developed a synthetic diamond detection device, which allows to identify fake...

Alrosa to start diamond mining in Angola in 3-4 years

Alrosa is expected to start diamong mining in Angola (the Luaxe project) in 3-4 years,...

Eurasian Diamond Centre is opened in Vladivostok

The Eurasian Diamond Centre was opened under the 2nd Eastern Economic Forum on 2 September. Alrosa's...

SOCIETY

Yakutsk heads Top 20 towns on spread of smartphones

Mobile operator Beeline, at request of YSIA, has analyzed mobile internet traffic of its users all over Russia. The largest spread of smartphones was...

NATURE

The Mammoth Rush: Yakutia’s district administrations complain of license holders

Unsupervised collecting of mammoth tusks in Yakutia affect environmental safety that gives rise to concern...

Photographer Ivan Dementievsky: Yakutia’s Sinsk Pillars are spectacular

Ivan Dementievsky, famous Russian blogger and photographer, had a trip to Sinsk Pillars one week...

Heptyl under control: Rocket launching influence will be estimated

Chromatograph “Yauza Colour” is presented in National Center of Ecology’s Monitoring. This device allows scientist...

Where 25% of Russian Diamonds Come From: Yakutia’s Malykai village

Malykai is the village in Nyurba district in Yakutia (Russian region). Population is about 2000 people....

Photographer Sergey Karpukhin: Yakutia’s Kisilyah mountains boggled my imagination

Russian photographer Sergey Karpukhin narrates his adventures and shows his breathtaking photos in his Livejournal...

TRANSPORT

Fleet renewal: Yakutia Airlines purchased new Sukhoi Superjet 100

Airlines Yakutia purchased under rouble leasing an upgraded modification of Sukhoi Superjet 100. New liner,...

Egor Borisov: The bridge over Lena river to be erected by 2022

The bridge over the Lena river is essential for the development of republic as it is...

Yana highway: Temp detour roads to be repaired late this week

Incessant rains in Yakutia caused washaway on temporary detour roads of the highway "Yana" laid...

Kolyma highway incident: The bridge over Elga river is repaired

The road traffic is reopened on the bridge over the Elga river on the Kolyma...

President of Russia espouses construction of bridge over Lena river on terms of concession

During the talk with Vladimir Putin Egor Borisov called the attention of the official to the...

INCIDENTS

Heavy rains flooded Even-Bytantaisk district in Yakutia

Even-Bytantaisk district was flooded due to heavy incessant rains. Hay producers were particularly affected as downpours destroyed all fodder reserve. The situation remains dire, according to...

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